COL (Ret) Rogers

COL (Ret) Rogers has had a distinguished career in the Army holding the following positions in the Ohio Army National Guard and the US Army. OHARNG Construction Facility Management Officer, State Surface Maintenance Officer, Design and Project Management Branch Chief, Engineer BN Commander 1-147th Regional Training Institute, General Studies BN Commander    1-147th Regional Training Institute, Civil Engineer 16th Engineer Brigade (Iraq Deployment), Commander HHD Joint Force Headquarters, Secretary General Staff HHD Joint Force Headquarters, State Historian (HHD STARC) Commander State Area Command (HHD STARC), Commander HHC 1-148th Infantry Battalion, S-4 Officer 1-148th Infantry BN, Commander Echo Company 1-148thInfantry BN, TAC Officer Ohio Military Academy, Detachment Commander Charlie Company 216th Engineer BN, Asst S-2 Officer 216th Engineer BN, Executive Officer Delta Company 216th Engineer BN, General’s Aide 73rd Infantry Brigade (Sep), Mortar Platoon Leader Bravo Company 1-166 Infantry BN, Infantry Platoon Leader Bravo Company 1-166 Infantry BN, AROTC Cadet Brigade Commander Buckeye Brigade The Ohio State University, Squad Leader Bravo Company 1-166 Infantry BN, Bridge Crewman 502nd Engineer Company 565 Engineer Battalion (Germany). A total of 36 years 3 months of military service between US Army Active Duty and Ohio Army National Guard, both traditional Guardsman and Full time Federal Technician.

In addition to his military service, COL (R) Rogers is active in his community.

  • Technical Director Orange High School Theater Department 2015 to Present
  • Board Member AROTC Alumni Board of Governors 2018 to Present
  • Olentangy Local School District Facilities Committee Member 2015 to Present
  • Past President, Vice President, Treasurer and Current Member 148th Infantry Regiment Veterans Association
  • Member 37th Infantry Division Veterans Association
  • Member VFW
  • Member American Legion                                                                                                  

Military and Civilian Awards and Decorations:  Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (NUM 6), Army Commendation Medal (NUM 5), Army achievement Medal (NUM 4), Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (2 SOLC), National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, Iraq Campaign Medal with two Campaign Stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with “M” Device and GHGD, Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (NUM 2), Ohio Commendation Medal (NUM 4), Ohio Faithful Service Ribbon (1 SOLC), Ohio Special Service Ribbon (Num 3), Ohio Award of Merit, Meritorious Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Bronze De Fleury Medal, Parachutist Badge, Drivers Award -Wheeled Vehicle Clasp, German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge 

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Mar 21 5:00pm

2024 Hall of Fame Reception and Senior Breakfast

Join the Army ROTC Alumni Society and battalion for the formal induction of the 2024 Hall of Fame inductees and celebration to recognize …